Losing the console wars is the best thing that ever happened to Xbox and its fans.
Recent Xbox One S Stories
Nintendo announced today that it has sold 10 million Switch consoles in just 9 months. Yep. It's time for some math.
Microsoft today announced four new Xbox One S bundles, for Minecraft, Rocket League, Halo, and Xbox Game Pass.
This new Xbox One S bundle combines the eagerly-awaited new racing title with a Hot Wheels expansion pack.
Yes, the Xbox One S does seem to be in a perpetual state of rotating sales and other promotions.
Remember that Xbox One "S" logo that we thought was for "Project Scorpio"? It was for the Xbox One S, and is part of a nice branding update.
Microsoft announced that Xbox One S owners can now stream videos from Amazon Video in 4K UHD. The service joins Netflix, Hulu, and VUDU in offering 4K UHD content on Xbox One S.
This year I've spent a lot of time in the PlayStation camp in order to understand how this platform compares. But I'm sticking with Xbox.
Even the most beloved of personal technology products betray their users in at least some small way over time. Perfection is never really possible, of course. But after almost two months of daily use, the Xbox One S has passed the test. It is the perfect thing.
Microsoft announced three new accessories for the Xbox One S today, padding out the lineup with new Xbox Wireless Controller designs and a new Xbox Stereo Headset. The new accessories will be available for sale over the next month or so.
While the Xbox One S comes with a perfectly serviceable Xbox Wireless Controller, you have other options. And among them is a cool Microsoft service called Xbox Design Lab that lets you customize an Xbox Wireless Controller with over 8 million possible color combinations.
When Microsoft announced that customers could design their own customized Xbox Wireless Controllers through the Xbox Design Lab, I had an immediate and obvious thought: Why not offer this customization for the Xbox One S console as well? It could be happening.
If you're not sure whether the Xbox One S is right for you, you may want to consider it as part of a wider range of upgrades. Because unlike its predecessor, Xbox One S is 4K Ultra HD compatible. And 4K changes everything.
While Microsoft's initial run of Xbox One S consoles includes 500 GB, 1 TB and even 2 TB options, users will eventually face the same issue we see on smartphones and tablets: That storage will simply fill up as we install apps and games. Fortunately, there's a solution.
Xbox One owners can now link their Xbox Live account to Facebook and Twitter. Both work a bit differently: With Facebook, you can find more friends to play with. And with Twitter, you can share game clips and screenshots.